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Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 million to make construction tech-savvy

Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other softw...

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 million to make construction tech-savvy

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Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...
23:34, 2019-08-13

How do brick-and-mortar chains fare on Amazon Prime Day? Amazon's major rivals see lower store traffic during the week of the sale. But one physical retailer gets a big boost from it.       ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: Why the death of brick-and-mortar has been greatly exaggerated (AMZN, WMT) This is a preview of The Omnichannel Fulfillment Report research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Though rising costs associated with online shopping are cause for concern, retailers can leverage...
02:17, 2019-05-22

The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — but merchants need to evaluate their point-of-sale terminals BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — despite sharp gains in e-commerce, whi...
12:51, 2019-07-11

If we're living through a “retail apocalypse,” why are e-commerce leaders like Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com so focused on building brick-and-mortar stores? (AMZN, BABA, JD) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. If we're living through a “retail apocalypse” that spell...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Easing ‘classroom crisis’ in Côte d’Ivoire, brick by (plastic) brick In an innovative partnership, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a Colombian social enterprise announced on Monday that it had broken ground on a first-of-its-kind factory to convert plastic waste in Côte d'Ivoire into modular, easy-to-assemble, low-cost plastic bricks for classrooms in...
18:17, 2019-07-31

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:17, 2019-07-25

Al Gore's Generation raises $1 bln for latest private equity fund Sustainable investment specialist Generation Investment Management, co-founded by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, has raised $1 billion for its latest private equity fund, it said on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-05-21

BlackRock raises $2 billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset management firm, said on Wednesday it had raised $2 billion for its flagship opportunistic credit fund, Global Credit Opportunities, reflecting investor......
18:17, 2019-07-31

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Alegion raises $12 million for data annotation Alegion, a startup providing data annotation tools and services to companies like Airbnb and Walmart, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:34, 2019-08-14

Elizabeth Warren Raises $19.1 Million in Second Quarter (WASHINGTON) — Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and a leading voice of the party’s liberal base. The Massachusetts senator’s second-quarter contributions...
22:51, 2019-07-08

Ezoic raises $33 million to optimize websites with AI Ezoic, a Carlsbad, California-based startup developing an AI-driven platform for digital publishers, announced that it has secured a $33 million investment.Read More...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday that his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in second-quarter fundraising. ​ ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”Thank you to the over 400,000 of you who have inv...
15:51, 2019-07-01

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to people familiar with the matte...
08:17, 2019-06-05

Kyndi raises $20 million for explainable AI that analyzes documents Kyndi, a startup developing what it describes as an explainable natural language processing platform, today announced that it's secured $20 million.Read More...
14:51, 2019-07-10

Drake’s esports team 100 Thieves raises $35 million Drake’s esports franchise 100 Thieves said Tuesday it has bagged $35 million in a new fund-raising round. The Post reported exclusively on May 30 that the Los Angeles-based team of professional gamers was looking to raise $25 million, and reported last week that the funding round was oversubscribed....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Copper, which develops CRM tools for G Suite, raises $15 million Copper, a San Francisco-based developer of G Suite customer relationship management tools, has received an extension to its series C funding round.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
15:17, 2019-06-28

100 Thieves raises $35 million for esports teams and L.A. headquarters 100 Thieves has raised $35 million in funding for its esports club, content business, and its apparel business. The company will build a new HQ in L.A.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Mux raises $20 million to simplify video streaming and analytics Video technology and analytics startup Mux has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Evolution Media, with participation from Accel and Y Combinator.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Fortnite Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours GuardianCon, which began a few years back as a small Destiny con and has since grown into an all-weekend show held in July in Orlando, also runs a week-long charity stream. Which has just raised over $3 million for a children’s hospital in Memphis....
01:17, 2019-06-24

Kamala Harris Raises $23 Million Since Announcing US Presidential Bid California's powerful India-origin Democratic Senator Kamala Harris has raised more than USD 23 million since she announced her presidential bid in January....
11:51, 2019-07-08

Kasten raises $14 million for app backup and recovery services Kasten, an enterprise-scale and cloud-native data management company based in Los Altos, California, has raised $14 million in venture capital.Read More...
23:34, 2019-08-13

15Five raises $30.7 million for weekly employee evaluations 15Five, a San Francisco-based startup developing a suite of employee performance evaluation tools, has raised $30.7 million in venture capital.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donations for the period....
20:34, 2019-07-03

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
14:00, 2019-08-12

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Modsy raises $37 million for shoppable 3D room remodeling Modsy, a startup developing a platform that lets property owners create virtual renderings of rooms and restyle them in real time, has raised $37 million.Read More...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Vectra raises $100 million to protect cloud environments with AI Cloud security provider Vectra has raised $100 million in venture capital, it announced today, bringing its total raised to over $200 million.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Icertis raises $115 million to automate contract management Contract management provider Icertis has raised a whopping $115 million in venture capital at a $1 billion valuation, it revealed this week.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Pryon raises $20 million to automate enterprise workloads with AI Pryon, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based provider of AI-powered tools targeting enterprise, has raised a fresh $20 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders Campaign Raises $1.1 Million Since Tuesday Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign raised more than $1.1 million from 70,000 individual donations since Tuesday, the Vermont Senator announced on Wednesday, suggesting that he is slightly more popular than Tuesday’s CNN Democratic debate moderators Jake Tapper, Don Lemon, and Dana Bash would have...
10:51, 2019-08-01

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
18:34, 2019-06-05

Kamala Harris Raises $2 Million in 24 Hours After Debate Ms. Harris collected donations from 63,277 people, according to a campaign aide. The aide said 58 percent of those donors had not contributed to her campaign before....
21:51, 2019-06-29

Chinese Esports Group Backed by Tencent Raises $775 Million in U.S. IPO Chinese video-streaming service DouYu raised $775 million in its IPO, capitalizing on the growing popularity of watching others play games on the internet....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Synapse raises $33 million to build APIs for financial services Synapse, a San Francisco-based startup developing APIs and products that help customers build consumer-facing financial services, has raised $33 million.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Warren raises $19.1 million for presidential bid in second quarter, third among crowd of rivals Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter of the year, placing her in the top three for the period among top-tier rivals, her campaign announced in an email to supporters on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-08

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year, his campaign said on Monday, putting him in the top tier among the more than 20 Democrats running for the White House....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

E.Ventures raises $400 million for early-stage U.S. and European startups E.Ventures, a 20-year-old fund with headquarters in San Francisco and Berlin, has raised $400 million for two early-stage venture capital funds.Read More...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Dgraph raises $11.5 million for scalable graph database solutions Dgraph Labs, a San Francisco-based company developing transactional distributed graph database software, has raised $11.5 million in capital.Read More...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Spectral MD raises $27 million for its AI-powered wound imaging system Dallas, Texas-based Spectral MD today announced it has secured $27 million from the HHS to test the efficacy of its burn-diagnosing DeepView system.Read More...
17:17, 2019-07-24

Bernie Sanders Raises $18 Million in 3 Months, Trailing Buttigieg Mr. Sanders’s fund-raising has slowed since he began his campaign, though his second-quarter total is still likely to be among the largest in the field....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Cockroach Labs raises $55 million for ultra-resilient databases Cockroach Labs, developer of the open source distributed database project CockroachDB, announced that it's closed a $55 million oversubscribed series C.Read More...
20:34, 2019-08-06

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
18:34, 2019-05-23

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle deigned by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction...
19:51, 2019-05-24

Kamala Harris raises $2 million in 24 hours after breakout debate California Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential campaign announced Saturday that it raised $2 million in 24 hours following her breakout moment in Thursday's 2020 Democratic debate....
19:51, 2019-06-30

Mason raises $25 million to expedite enterprise hardware development Mason, a startup developing a platform that expedites enterprise mobile hardware time to market, raised $25 million in series A funding led by Coatue.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Cambridge Touch Technologies raises $10 million to let you text underwater Cambridge Touch Technologies, a startup developing pressure-sensitive touch tech for device displays, has raised $10 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-23

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
17:17, 2019-05-21

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

PlayShifu raises $7 million to build educational AR experiences for children PlayShifu has raised $7 million to create engaging and immersive augmented reality experiences for children that encourage early STEM learning.Read More...
15:17, 2019-07-24

Aera raises $80 million to extract and augment enterprise data San Francisco-based Aera (formerly FusionOps) has raised $80 million to develop data processing and augmentation products powered by machine learning.Read More...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Security start-up Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's SoftBank Boston-based security start-up Cybereason said Tuesday it raised $200 million in fresh funds from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and its affiliates....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Recogni raises $25 million for power-efficient autonomous car inferencing Autonomous vehicle perception startup Recogni today emerged from stealth with $25 million in venture capital and a pedigreed team of engineers.Read More...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Uniphore raises $51 million to bring conversational AI to customer service Uniphore, a conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform for the customer service realm, has raised $51 million in a series C round of funding.Read More...
13:51, 2019-08-13

Cybereason raises $200 million from SoftBank to expand global footprint Antivirus startup Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in investment from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , doubling the total investments raised by the company so far to about $400 million....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Notable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.Read More...
14:00, 2019-07-16

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

Kamala Harris raises $12 million as campaign continues to surge Sen. Kamala Harris continued her steady ascent in the Democratic primary field on Friday as her campaign revealed that she raised nearly $12 million during the second quarter of the year. The presidential hopeful received donations from more than 279,000 individuals, who donated an average of $39, o...
04:17, 2019-07-06

Light Field Lab raises $28 million for huge holographic displays Light Field Lab has announced it has raised $28 million in funding for its technology to build large holographic displays out of small building blocks. Read More...
18:00, 2019-08-12

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:51, 2019-06-12

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy ruled on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
16:01, 2019-06-06

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
03:17, 2019-06-19

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Grab raises $300 million from asset manager Invesco to fuel growth Grab has received an additional $300 million investment from asset manager Invesco Ltd as part of plans by Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing company to raise $6.5 billion in total capital this year....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Israeli software firm Lightricks raises $135 million at $1 billion valuation Israeli software company Lightricks, the creator of several photo and video editing apps, said on Wednesday it has raised $135 million in financing at a $1 billion valuation....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Harver raises $15 million to automate high-volume hiring in enterprises Harver today announced it had raised $15 million in a series B round of funding from Insight Partners to "reinvent the volume recruitment process."Read More...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Sonder raises $210 million to offer apartments with hotel-level service San Francisco-based hospitality company Sonder announced that it's raised $210 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to $400 million.Read More...
20:34, 2019-07-11

Sennder raises $70 million amid road freight tech boom Sennder, a platform and marketplace that connects commercial shippers with smaller freight carriers, has raised $70 million in a series C round of funding.Read More...
14:34, 2019-07-22

Sitetracker raises $10 million for cloud-based project management software Project and site management software developer Sitetracker has rasied $10 million from Energize Ventures, extending its series B to $34 million.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-29

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
18:51, 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
02:51, 2019-07-03

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Vision Fund Makes $110 Million Bet On Renewable Energy Storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
15:00, 2019-08-16

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
06:17, 2019-05-23

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter as his White House bid gains momentum He's among three 2020 candidates for president, including former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris, who have received the support of top financiers across the country....
14:34, 2019-07-01

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
16:17, 2019-08-08

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U.S., as part of a global expansion. The new round ...
08:17, 2019-07-11

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Darius Rucker raises over $2 million for St. Jude with 10th Nashville benefit concert Darius Rucker has raised over $2 million for St. Jude through his concert, "Darius and Friends." It is known as the unofficial kickoff to CMA Fest.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-11

Spend management software provider Ivalua raises $60 million at a $1 billion valuation Ivalua, a company developing cloud-based enterprise spend management software, raised $60 million in growth equity at a $1 billion valuation.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-21

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
16:51, 2019-06-17

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:17, 2019-07-01

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
15:51, 2019-08-09

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

SignalFx raises $75 million to monitor cloud apps, services, and environments in real time SignalFx, which develops a real-time cloud monitoring solution for customers in a range of verticals, has raised $75 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill’s 70-year time frame and notes that the federal government already faces a $...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Cboe Global Markets Reports Record Results for First Quarter 2018 and Raises Run-rate Expense Synergy Target to $85 Million CHICAGO, IL – May 4, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported record financial results for the first quarter of 2018....
14:32, 2019-05-21

WSC Sports raises $23 million to turn sports broadcasts into highlight reels with AI WSC Sports, a Tel Aviv-based startup developing a platform that taps AI to generate highlight reels from live sports broadcasts, has raised $23 million.Read More...
16:17, 2019-08-08

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Over 2 million Muslims make religious pilgrimage to Mecca MECCA, Saudi Arabia — More than 2 million pilgrims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad some 1,400 years ago. The hajj in Islam is meant to unify Musl...
15:17, 2019-08-09

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most memorable moments of his life....
21:34, 2019-06-28

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S. compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control. Three soldiers were lightly wounded. The ministry said in a statement posted on Twi...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties....
12:00, 2019-06-15

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 4-Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment in UK plant Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
09:51, 2019-07-05

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
15:01, 2019-05-21

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the terrorist attack....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote but was blocked by GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky,...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. When someone wanders out with an iPhone in the pocket of their hoodie, and isn't caught on camera, what is a poor multinational technology corporati...
18:00, 2019-05-31

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
08:34, 2019-06-19

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
18:01, 2019-06-15

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
04:51, 2019-06-19

Here's why Nintendo Switch third-party docks could brick your console Though the Nintendo Switch Lite goes for a handheld-only design, the real joy of the Nintendo Switch is its versatility, what with its big-screen docked play along with its mobile form factor. But Nintendo's own dock, as well as being expensive to replace, doesn't always suit all need...
10:34, 2019-08-05

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included)....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Shops are starting to decline Huawei trade-ins, because no one wants a brick In light of Google’s decision to cut ties with Huawei, which puts Android updates in jeopardy as well as access to the Google Play Store for future Huawei phones, customers in Asia naturally worried those devices are about to become worthless are reportedly racing to trade them in. Only to be ...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet....
10:17, 2019-06-24

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phone unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
07:51, 2019-06-05

Apps with 440 million installs eluded Google Play Protect to make Android phones unusable According to Ars Technica, adware named BeiTaAd was hidden in 238 apps found in the Google Play Store. The apps, which had more than 440 million installs, played ads to help the hackers collect revenue. And with the hundreds of millions of screens at their disposal, the scheme certainly paid off han...
11:51, 2019-06-05

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, like Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors | Jalopnik Kohl’s Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots | Kotaku Everything You Need To Know About Final Fantasy XIV’s New Jobs | Lifehacker Stop P...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Brick Tied To Differently-Abled Teen's Private Part, Accused Share Video The relatives of a 16-year-old mentally challenged boy allegedly punished him by hanging a brick from his private part in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (May 26)....
11:17, 2019-05-29

After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors Amazon has long touted its relationships with the small businesses who sell on its platform as helping them “reach hundreds of millions of customers around the world.” But Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that the e-commerce giant is about to cease bulk ordering for “thousands of mostly smaller supplie...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
09:17, 2019-05-22

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in November, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.29...
17:34, 2019-07-01

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction companies, but the rewards can far outweigh the init...
13:17, 2019-07-16

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia Road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,” said driver Owen Rosner. Tucson and Pima Cou...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy was a cigar-puffing, hard hat-wearing general cont...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a world-renowned location for astronomy. It’s al...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 15 Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building have recovered the bodies of 15 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured...
03:34, 2019-06-23

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting of all the roadway construction projects currentl...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Plaza Construction — which was hired for preliminary...
08:34, 2019-06-28

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
21:17, 2019-06-16

Barrel-Maker Starts Construction On Cooperage In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A barrel manufacturer has started construction on a $66.5 million cooperage in eastern Kentucky that’s expected to create 220 jobs in coming years. The Commonwealth Cooperage being built at Morehead by Independent Stave Co. is another sign of growth in the state’s b...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
05:51, 2019-07-11

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:51, 2019-06-16

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
02:00, 2019-06-17

Court lifts block on Keystone XL pipeline construction HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has lifted a judge’s injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But it’s not clear whether the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling Thursday will have any immediate effect. TC Energy, the company that...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Hawaiian Elders Arrested Trying to Block Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
08:00, 2019-07-18

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
02:00, 2019-08-11

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave., see only a pair of chain-link fences. They surr...
04:51, 2019-05-29

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
23:17, 2019-06-29

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
23:17, 2019-05-30

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
22:00, 2019-08-04

3 women injured by falling construction debris in Brooklyn Three women were injured when debris from scaffolding fell off of a building and crashed to the sidewalk in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, police said. The women were on Fourth Avenue near Carroll Street in Gowanus when the debris jogged loose from scaffolding on the 10th floor roof of the building a...
00:17, 2019-07-01

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through Thursday. Officials say this time would allow the c...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of the sector has found.A monthly update on business...
00:17, 2019-06-05

Construction to begin soon on taller White House fence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch (3.96-meter) fence, including wider and stronger p...
20:17, 2019-06-07

1 Dead In Fire At Under-Construction Navy Warship In Mumbai One person died after a major fire broke out in under-construction Navy ship Visakhapatnam at Mumbai's Mazagon Docks. The fire started in an air conditioning bay, according to an official. It took......
23:51, 2019-06-21

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “yes” territory....
20:51, 2019-08-09

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February. A foundation is in place, but only a single secur...
22:00, 2019-06-18

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current fence is 6-foot-6. The change is aimed at keeping...
15:00, 2019-06-08

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the road to the summit of Mauna Kea on Monday morning t...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
06:00, 2019-08-09

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
10:00, 2019-07-24

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
04:34, 2019-06-14

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
08:00, 2019-06-21

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction workers to move in. With over 1.5 million visitors a...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)        ...
00:01, 2019-06-29

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 19 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 19 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
19:51, 2019-05-24

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a huge momentous victory for us and for everybody i...
07:51, 2019-08-02

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, until an assessment is made of its environm...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have driven by that place a thousand times since I was...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
02:34, 2019-08-17

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:34, 2019-07-15

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
12:34, 2019-08-10

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
07:17, 2019-07-16

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
04:51, 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to delay construction plans for 125,000 tons of lithium processing Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it would delay construction plans for about 125,000 tons of additional lithium processing capacity as an oversupply of the white metal used to make electric vehicle batteries has pushed down prices....
17:51, 2019-08-08

Exxon Mobil, SABIC to start construction of $9 bln petrochemical plant in Texas Exxon Mobil Corp and Saudi Basic Industries Corp said on Thursday they would start construction of a $9 billion petrochemical plant in Texas in the third quarter that would have the world's largest ethane processing capacity....
18:00, 2019-06-13

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
21:34, 2019-06-14

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
14:51, 2019-08-13

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
03:01, 2019-06-02

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak. The post US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:34, 2019-07-01

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
12:17, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that its businesses were deeply undervalued....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the old bar The Flycatcher used to stand. After operati...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coils of wire, up a newly installed elevator, and down...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
22:51, 2019-06-15

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blakey said there should be “no delay in construc...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction project since the second world war, is grappling w...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

1 dead, 6 injured after construction crane collapses on Dallas apartment building The crane fell after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area Sunday evening, saying winds could exceed 113 kph....
04:34, 2019-06-10

Hudbay shares slump 20% after court bars construction at Arizona project Hudbay Minerals shares plunged more than 20% on Thursday after a court ruling barred the company from proceeding with construction at its Rosemont project in Arizona....
17:17, 2019-08-01

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and installing handrail along the south and west sides o...
09:00, 2019-07-01

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
09:17, 2019-05-30

Wall Of Azam Khan's Luxury UP Resort Demolished Over Illegal Construction The Rampur district administration on Friday demolished the boundary wall of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar, after serving him a notice for grabbing the land....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the matter said....
17:51, 2019-06-28

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excellently named TheCrafsMan SteadyCraftin DIY tutorial...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceivable loss, she’s provided heartfelt insight into t...
04:51, 2019-08-03

Judge temporarily blocks Trump border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
03:34, 2019-05-25

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
01:51, 2019-05-29

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
05:17, 2019-05-25

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
00:34, 2019-07-16

This 1960s Comic Strip Claimed Nuclear Explosions Were the Future of Road Construction Nuclear weapons can wipe out an entire city in the blink of an eye, but what about all the good they can do? That was the pitch from this 1965 comic strip that extolled the virtues of nuclear bombs to build everything from highways to a “second Panama canal.”Read more......
20:17, 2019-07-17

Panchshil's luxury project in Pune is a case-study in global construction technology While luxury real estate in India is undergoing a transformation, one brand in Pune has already moved leagues ahead of the industry in this category, earning it the reputation of being India’s most global real estate brand. That brand is none other than Pune-based real estate major – P...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under construction at the corner of El Camino Real and Scott. ...
23:51, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the matter said....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Lynn Kotler rebuked the residents of 25 Cent...
08:34, 2019-08-01

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
16:51, 2019-05-28

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
22:01, 2019-07-17

Bedrock City in Arizona to open for summer before construction begins on Raptor Ranch Bedrock City, Arizona / Ryan Polei / Flickr PHOENIX (KPNX) – Arizonans will have the chance to say one final “yabba dabba doo!” to the state’s famed roadside attraction near Valle before most of the larger-than-life versions of the 1960s cartoon characters go extinct. RELATED: Flin...
17:51, 2019-07-01

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the news to me over the phone. I was angry.Her face g...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Friday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
22:00, 2019-06-20

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; South Africa's economy shrinks - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brexit uncertainty blamed... manufacturing also shrankEarlier:Introduction: Why recession fears are moun...
15:51, 2019-06-04

HGTV hit 'Windy City Rehab' at war with Chicago over construction permits, jeopardizing series: report The popular HGTV show "Windy City Rehab" is in trouble with Chicago officials over construction permits. If the disputes are not resolved, it could jeopardize the future of one of the highest-rated shows on the channel....
20:34, 2019-07-21

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia has finally received a building permit 137 years after construction began The Barcelona city council granted a seven-year license to the current builders of the Sagrada Familia, 137 years after construction of the church began. The city will be paid $5.3 million in fees as part of an agreement negotiated with a foundation committed to the completion of La Sagrada Familia....
02:34, 2019-06-12

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status The Trump Organization pledged early this year to scrutinize the legal status of its employees. But a little-known company owned by the president has continued to use undocumented workers for projects on his properties, according to past and current crew members....
19:17, 2019-08-09

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua and Kuhio avenues. By 11 a.m., the “Waikiki for Mauna Kea” march filled the street with hundreds of people, backing up traffic near the Honolulu Zoo, a...
13:34, 2019-07-22

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Hundreds of Protestors Block Work Crews Ahead of Thirty Meter Telescope Construction in Hawaii Construction preparation for what is supposed to be one of the world’s biggest and most powerful telescopes was set to begin Monday in Hawaii, but opponents aren’t making it easy.Read more......
20:17, 2019-07-17

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
16:34, 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
16:34, 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
10:17, 2019-06-30

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
09:34, 2019-05-23

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Peru gives Southern Copper construction permit on delayed copper project Southern Copper Corp said on Tuesday it has received a construction permit for its long-delayed $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine project in Peru, but stressed that work would not begin until it gains more support from local residents....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Kingston University evacuated over 'WW2 bomb' found at nearby construction site Part of Kingston University was evacuated after a suspected unexploded World War Two bomb was found on a nearby construction site in south-west London....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
15:17, 2019-05-21

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. No...
03:17, 2019-07-17

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the less-than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign. The staggering sum was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Party Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. It dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders in the 2020...
18:17, 2019-06-19

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
17:17, 2019-06-06

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minority groups....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and legislative compensation committee empaneled by G...
05:34, 2019-06-08

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minorities....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Community raises more than $50,000 to keep man with special needs as neighbor Lamar Harris has lost all the relatives who once cared for him. But his Gloucester Township neighbors showed him he still has plenty of family.        ...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M to fit lidar on the head of a pin Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a considerable amount of space. Not so with Voyant Photonics, which has created a lidar system that you really could conceivably balance on the head of a pin. ...
07:34, 2019-07-17

Saudi Arabia Raises India's Haj Quota By 30,000 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India's Haj quota from 1,70,000 to 2,00,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom....
00:34, 2019-06-29

Alibaba raises its game to compete with Amazon Alibaba said Tuesday it is opening up the Alibaba.com platform, allowing American companies to sell their products to small- and mid-sized business buyers around the world. That will help Alibaba better compete with Amazon and Shopify, which already have a thriving marketplace for large companies to...
13:34, 2019-07-24

Atlanta Fed model raises U.S. third-quarter GDP view to 2.2% The U.S. economy grew at a 2.2% annualized rate in the third quarter based on the latest data on national manufacturing activity and construction spending, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Thursday....
19:17, 2019-08-01

The Fed's "Financial Frailty" Raises This Important Question Do you have faith in the Fed? If so, a look at the central bank's portfolio might prompt second thoughts. Find out why, plus take a look at two charts which show you who is really in charge of the trend in interest rates....
14:38, 2019-05-21

ABB shares jump as new CEO raises turnaround hopes ABB shares jumped more than 4% on Monday as investors welcomed news the Swiss engineering group had poached Bjorn Rosengren from Swedish mining equipment firm Sandvik to be its next chief executive....
13:00, 2019-08-12

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
04:17, 2019-06-11

Trump raises nearly $25M in less than 24 hours for presidential campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Part...
14:51, 2019-06-20

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. Treasury Department freezes any U.S. assets belong...
19:34, 2019-06-28

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
07:34, 2019-06-13

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
21:17, 2019-07-10

U.S. Raises Travel Advisory on Hong Kong The U.S. raised the level of its advisory for citizens traveling to Hong Kong, asking them to exercise increased caution and citing nearly two months of protests that have bitten into the city’s tourism....
16:51, 2019-08-08

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The lead fundraiser in the crowded Democratic field for...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Lovingly, a family raises an intersex child – again OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mom of two intersex children born two decades apart is rejecting the secrecy that often surrounds people born with both male and female traits. After Amie Schofield’s eldest child was injured in a violent attack, and she and her husband became determined to speak out ...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Celebrity appeal raises €500,000 for Sea-Watch captain A funding campaign for the arrested captain of a rescue vessel has raised half-a-million euros. Sea-Watch 3 skipper Carola Rackete faces prison after forcing her way into port with a boat carrying migrants....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Becker's trophy auction raises over 680,000 pounds An online auction of German tennis great Boris Becker's trophies and memorabilia has raised more than 680,000 pounds ($852,652), with his 1989 U.S. Open trophy attracting the highest bid of 150,250 pounds....
10:34, 2019-07-12

Netflix raises prices in another major market Just months after Netflix announced its biggest price increase ever for US subscribers, The Guardian reports that the UK is getting a similar bump starting this week. As was the case for the US in January, this is the first time that prices for the streaming service have increased since 2017, but th...
21:51, 2019-05-31

GE Posts Quarterly Loss but Raises Forecasts General Electric reported a second-quarter loss and flat sales but said it was making progress in restructuring its power division. The company also raised its full-year financial projections....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Team Trump raises concerns of fundraising war A fight has broken out over two new Republican fundraising sites built to take advantage of GOP support for President Trump and down-ticket candidates and provide the party with platforms that can compete with the hugely successful Democratic site ActBlue.com...
20:51, 2019-07-09

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
16:17, 2019-06-30

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
19:00, 2019-08-07

NYC’s rainy day fund could be in danger The city’s rainy day fund is at risk of drying up, fiscal watchdogs warned Wednesday. The budget surplus plummeted by $355 million over the past year from $4.221 billion to $4.576 billion, according to City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Those funds go into the city’s budget cushion — reser...
08:00, 2019-08-08

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to ensure passage of the bill in his chambe...
20:34, 2019-06-23

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Whirlpool Raises Profit Forecast While Controlling Costs Whirlpool raised its profit outlook for the year, saying it was better controlling costs and continuing to benefit from the higher prices it is charging for appliances....
02:34, 2019-07-23

New Machu Picchu airport raises damage fears Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those who worry about the project's effect on the Sacred Valley....
22:34, 2019-05-30

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera is an organism whose cells come from two or more ...
14:17, 2019-08-03

UN atomic watchdog raises questions of Iran’s centrifuge use U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, but reports its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing...
22:00, 2019-05-31

Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB Believe it or not, Apple has kept iOS' cellular download limit to 150MB per app since September 2017 -- and that's a problem when many apps can be larger. The company is changing with the times, though, and has quietly upped the cap to 200MB. And t......
02:51, 2019-06-01

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Recording raises questions about ties between Italy’s far-right and Russia Matteo Salvini’s party’s ties to Russia have come under renewed scrutiny because of a leaked recording from a Moscow hotel lobby in which one of his allies is alleged to be discussing how to funnel Russian funds into the coffers of the far-right League....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Kamala Harris raises $12M in 2nd quarter, far behind hauls of top rivals Sen. Kamala Harris of California raised nearly $12 million the past three months -- which pales in comparison to the amount raised by three of her rivals....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Trudeau raises detention of 2 Canadians with China’s Xi at G20 summit Canada and China are going through a "challenging moment" right now, Trudeau said in his summit closing press conference, adding that direct conversations are key to moving forward....
14:51, 2019-06-29

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and faded in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, excee...
16:34, 2019-07-18

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
00:34, 2019-06-08

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and died down in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, e...
16:17, 2019-06-13

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
23:17, 2019-07-09

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for his longshot presidential bid, according to a filing released late Wednesday. De Blasio’s federal political action committee, Fairness PAC, pulled ...
08:34, 2019-08-01

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
10:00, 2019-07-17

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the impact of trade clashes between Washington and Beijing. In a weekend meeting with top Samsu...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Brazil retailer Grupo SBF again raises offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Grupo SBF SA, which controls sports retailer Centauro, has raised its bid for Netshoes Ltd, the firm said late on Tuesday, as a bidding war for the struggling e-commerce player heated up....
15:17, 2019-05-29

Thomson Reuters sales rise 9%, raises outlook Thomson Reuters Corp on Thursday reported a 9% rise in quarterly sales compared to the same period a year ago, while also raising its forecasts for the next two years....
09:17, 2019-08-01

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week...
13:51, 2019-05-25

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and died down in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, e...
21:17, 2019-06-12

China's Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals......
12:17, 2019-07-03

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong economy and a healthy environment. (July 8)        ...
00:51, 2019-07-09

Pompeo raises pressure over Huawei before May meets Trump Next PM could overturn decision to let Chinese firm supply non-core 5G kitMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has ramped up the pressure over the use of Huawei technology in 5G networks hours before Donald Trump was expected to demand that the UK rethinks its plan to do business with the Chinese...
21:51, 2019-06-03

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-At G20, Canada raises concern about Mexico gas pipeline row Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

Lockheed Martin Raises 2019 Profit Guidance Lockheed Martin reported forecast-beating quarterly profits and raised its full-year guidance, just as a proposed new budget compromise lifted a cloud hanging over U.S. defense companies....
17:00, 2019-07-23

American Airlines raises forecast for key revenue measure American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its second-quarter forecast for unit revenue, a closely watched performance measure for carriers, as the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets reduced its overall fleet size....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
02:01, 2019-05-24

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M NEW YORK (AP) — An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change. Christie’s auction house says it raised $21.5 million Thursday, selling off more than 120 guitars owned by the Pink Floyd guitarist, singer and songwriter. Proceeds w...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Trump raises nearly $25M in first 24 hours after 2020 campaign launch President Trump pocketed nearly $25 million in campaign cash for his re-election in less than 24 hours, according to the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee. “@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel gu...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Marin Alsop Raises the Baton for Women Conductors “The great thing about the last two years is I feel empowered to speak out even further. Now I feel like I have company, and that there’s a safety net.”...
06:51, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Sasol raises cost estimate for U.S. plant by around $1 bln Sasol has raised the expected cost of its U.S. ethane cracker project by around $1 billion following a review by the project's new management, the South African petrochemical firm said on Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-05-22

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
21:34, 2019-05-22

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection....
01:34, 2019-08-17

New engine raises Dacia Duster prices by £1000 New three-cylinder petrol unit brings improved fuel economy and torque but pushes entry price to £10,995 Dacia has raised the pricing of its Duster SUV following the addition of a new entry-level petrol engine.  The new engine is available on Dusters equipped with Access, Essential and Comfort trim...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excited about a pledge of $100 million for public educa...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
10:00, 2019-06-05

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the S&P 500 last year and year-to-date....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
11:34, 2019-07-11

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
17:00, 2019-08-06

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
21:51, 2019-06-08

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
21:00, 2019-07-18

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
05:17, 2019-07-02

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Mechanical Keyboard 87 Keys Small Compact Multicolour Backlit -Anivia MK1 Wired USB Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switches, Metal Construction, Water Resistant for Windows PC Laptop Game Mechanical Keyboard 87 Keys Small Compact Multicolour Backlit -Anivia MK1 Wired USB Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switches, Metal Construction, Water Resistant for Windows PC Laptop Game...
15:00, 2019-08-18

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Ashley Olsen Raises Engagement Speculation With Ring on That Finger Are wedding bells ringing for Ashley Olsen? On Monday, the highly private Olsen sister was spotted with artist boyfriend Louis Eisner as they stepped out for dinner and to see Once Upon a......
04:17, 2019-08-01

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “civil unrest.” The State Department raised its advisory to a level two on a four-point scale, reports Reuters. “Most [of the protests] have b...
09:34, 2019-08-08

More Hong Kong protests planned as U.S. raises travel warning The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
14:51, 2019-08-08

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
15:34, 2019-08-14

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
18:51, 2019-06-22

Public raises £36k for cyclist who hit yoga teacher after she stepped out on phone More than £36,000 has been raised for a cyclist facing bankruptcy after he was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian who stepped out in front of him while on her phone....
13:17, 2019-06-22

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier credit conditions to get businesses and consumers spending....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Walter Lübcke murder raises specter of neo-Nazi terrorism A suspected neo-Nazi's arrest in the Kassel politician's murder case has focused concerns on far-right terrorism in Germany. The city is home to an extremist scene and was the location of a notorious NSU murder in 2006....
06:51, 2019-06-18

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppose the industry....
17:00, 2019-05-21

RPT-Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Proposed salmon farm raises environmental concerns in Hebrides Scottish Natural Heritage warns of potential ‘significant effects’ on birds and marine lifeSignificant environmental concerns have been raised about plans to build a large salmon farm just off the coast of Canna, a tiny Hebridean island near Skye.Mowi, the world’s largest salmon producer, has tabled...
16:00, 2019-08-12

Indian e-commerce platform Meesho raises $125 mln in Naspers-led funding Indian digital platform Meesho has raised $125 million in its latest funding round, led by South African internet group Naspers, the e-commerce start-up said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-08-12

RH Raises Outlook, Plays Down Impact From Higher China Tariffs Luxury home-furnishing retailer RH raised its forecast for sales and profit this year, a move that cheered investors worried about the impact of higher tariffs on China could have on the company....
02:17, 2019-06-13

GSK raises 2019 earnings expectations after standout quarter for Shingrix GlaxoSmithKline beat second quarter profit expectations with the help of strong demand for its shingles vaccine, prompting the British drugmaker to forecast a smaller fall in profit this year than originally anticipated....
21:17, 2019-07-24

The Latest: Missouri agency raises abortion clinic concerns JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 5 p.m. Missouri’s health department is citing failed abortions, compromised patient safety and legal violations as it pressures the state’s only abortion clinic to com...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
12:17, 2019-05-22

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
22:17, 2019-06-12

Pemex business plan raises doubts about the company's viability -S&P Mexican state oil company Pemex's newly announced business plan is a risky about-face that raises doubts about the company's long-term viability, analysts with credit ratings agency S&P Global Ratings wrote in a note on Monday....
23:17, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-EU redoubles threat to retaliate if U.S. raises auto tariffs The European Union is keen to work with Washington to reform the World Trade Organization and cooperate on common challenges to global trade, but will retaliate if Washington makes good on its threat to raise car tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-22

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate. The police who keep watch over the town of 16,000 raffled off free cameras in a partnership with the camera...
17:51, 2019-07-22

Dow Jones tanks as Fed chairman raises doubts on further rate cuts Wall Street got what it wanted from the Federal Reserve — just not enough of it. The stock market plunged Wednesday despite the Fed announcing its first interest-rate cut in a decade, as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the quarter-point cut was an “adjustment” and not the beginning of a “le...
00:01, 2019-08-01

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Apple raises iPhone cellular download bar to a still-miserly 200MB As 5G and LTE Advanced networks spread across the globe, Apple has slightly increased the maximum cellular download limit for iTunes and App Store files.Read More...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Portuguese fires under partial control, weather raises concerns Fires that swept across central Portugal for nearly 48 hours were under partial control on Monday, but adverse weather conditions are raising concern they will flare up again....
13:17, 2019-07-22

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
17:17, 2019-05-28

Texas gun store's back-to-school sale raises eyebrows Houston-area gun store's promotion advertising a "Back to School" sale has drawn concerns from some who feel the marketing strategy is a poor choice given to the uptick in mass shootings, particularly in schools, in recent years. ...
00:17, 2019-08-13

GE raises 2019 forecast but posts loss, shares fall General Electric Co raised its 2019 forecast on Wednesday amid a modest improvement at some of its industrial units, but posted a net loss and stirred investor concerns, sending its shares lower....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Israel's Wix.com second-quarter profit up, raises 2019 revenue outlook Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported higher profit in the second quarter and raised its revenue forecast for 2019....
09:51, 2019-07-24

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy? A Fed report raises questions Almost 4 in 10 people wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency, according to the Federal Reserve report that lays out the everyday concerns that worry U.S. households....
08:17, 2019-05-24

Qatar attendance at Saudi summit raises prospect of detente Gulf Cooperation Council will meet to discuss Iran’s alleged role in Gulf drone attacks A possible US-backed thaw in Qatari-Saudi relations has been signalled by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia to lay the ground for their country’s attendance at a major summit in Jeddah on alleged Irania...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Woman raises awareness about veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune TUCSON – On the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in the 1950s through 1980s were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with chemicals. Now, it is Tara Craver’s mission to make sure veterans know ...
03:51, 2019-06-29

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth outlook.Industrial production in Europe’s largest e...
22:51, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Neymar raises new speculation about Barca with social media post "Neymar posted a video featuring himself in a Barcelona shirt on social media on Saturday, raising more speculation that the Paris St Germain forward might return to his former club, but his public relations company said he would show up in Paris on Monday."...
13:34, 2019-07-14

HSBC's Flint reversal raises risks for chairman Tucker HSBC's shock ousting of John Flint as chief executive was seen by some investors and bank insiders on Monday as a risky gambit by Chairman Mark Tucker given the political and economic uncertainties in the bank's core markets....
16:51, 2019-08-05

SpaceX satellite launch raises questions: Who owns the sky? Everyone or the wealthy few? Satellites will soon outnumber stars visible to the naked eye, and they'll have ads. We must balance research, commerce, opportunity and preservation.       ...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Campbell raises profit forecast on snack boost, shares up 10% Campbell Soup raised its profit forecast for the year on Wednesday after its quarterly earnings beat estimates on stronger sales of its growing range of snacks, sending its shares up nearly 10%....
19:17, 2019-06-05

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to Monday....
00:17, 2019-08-02

Earthlight raises 2,000 Guineas hopes with victory in Prix Morny • Fabre-trained horse triumphs over Raffle Prize at Deauville• ‘He will go further, he will be a Guineas horse for sure’André Fabre has a live contender for the 2,000 Guineas, following a game success in the Prix Morny by Earthlight. It was a victory to cheer all of French racing, as it ends a run o...
21:51, 2019-08-18

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
01:51, 2019-06-30

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
13:51, 2019-07-12

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
08:34, 2019-05-28

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating returns, its reputation has been scarred by accus...
20:34, 2019-07-01

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
13:17, 2019-06-03

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why did their troubles lead the head of the Bank of England to warn that some funds were “built on lies”? The answer has to do with terms familiar to many...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses instead of focusing on cutting costs.The chief ex...
01:00, 2019-08-01

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
19:51, 2019-06-29

Senate expected to pass 9/11 fund extension The Senate is expected to pass a bill Tuesday to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, permanently compensating individuals who were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks and its aftermath rescuing people and removing debris under hazardous conditions....
20:00, 2019-07-23

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from his hospice bed just days after he testified alongs...
20:17, 2019-06-21

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
18:51, 2019-05-24

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
02:00, 2019-06-13

BT suggests it could cut dividend to fund fibre expansion BT has suggested it could cut the dividend handed out to shareholders in order to invest in fibre to the premise (FTTP) infrastructure.Speculation that BT is preparing to cut its dividend for the first time since 2009 has been mounting, with some expecting an announcement in the company’s mos...
23:00, 2019-07-11

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted income. Tokyo-based SoftBank’s April-June profit the previous year had totaled 313.7 billion yen. ...
11:17, 2019-08-07

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
03:01, 2019-06-20

Investigation Intensifies Into Top Trump Fund-raiser Elliott Broidy, who raised money for Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign and his inauguration, is the subject of a wide-ranging inquiry of foreign influence....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
18:17, 2019-05-21

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
23:00, 2019-05-21

New York Giants coach raises eyebrows after saying these quarterbacks are ‘fiery under the covers’ New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur made an odd comparison when talking about two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning and the team’s No. 6 pick Daniel Jones....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Boeing raises outlook for airplane demand while Airbus rolls out new model Boeing said the airline industry will need 44,040 new commercial airplanes by 2038. The market value of those planes would reach $6.8 trillion, up from $6.49 trillion estimated last year....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths of a bad-loan crisis, weighed down by some $200......
12:17, 2019-06-17

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
17:34, 2019-05-31

Migration from eastern Europe raises German population to record high Germany's population reached a record high of more than 83 million people last year, largely because migration, most of which came from eastern Europe, data showed on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Israel auto safety firm TriEye raises $17 mln in Intel-led round Israeli startup TriEye, whose short-wave-infra-red sensing technology is designed to see in adverse weather and at night, said on Tuesday it raised $17 million in an early funding round led by Intel Capital....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Goldman Sachs raises 'no deal' Brexit chances after Johnson election Goldman Sachs on Tuesday raised its estimate of the likelihood Britain leaves the European Union without a deal to 20% from 15%, saying the "hurdle" to stop a hard Brexit will be higher following the election of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Lockheed beats quarterly profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, helped by increased demand for its stealth F-35 combat jets and missiles....
15:17, 2019-07-23

Exclusive: India raises cost of refinery project with Aramco by 36% - sources India has increased the cost estimate of a giant refinery and petrochemical project to be jointly built with Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co by more than 36%, after protests by farmers forced the relocation of the plant, four sources said....
13:51, 2019-08-06

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
17:17, 2019-05-22

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself. The attack near Tokyo on Tuesday has raised concerns about how children can be protected on their way to school. Officials s...
06:51, 2019-05-29

China warships leave Sydney after surprise visit 'raises hackles' Three Chinese warships sailed out of Sydney on Friday after an unannounced visit that came amid a tussle for influence between Australia and China in the Pacific....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Steve Smith's concussion raises troubling memories for Aussie cricket The ball crunched against the Australian cricketer's forearm. Soon after, another rocketed into Steve Smith's neck -- just below his left ear -- poleaxing the Aussie batsman....
18:17, 2019-08-19

As Italy Mourns Slain Officer, Photo Raises Questions Over a Confession The police say two American teenagers confessed to the attack. A widely circulated image shows one of the suspects sitting handcuffed and blindfolded before his interrogation....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Lululemon Reports Higher Sales, Raises Full-Year Outlook Lululemon Athletica raised its outlook for the current fiscal year after the athletic-apparel company said growth from online purchases and sales of its core leggings and joggers boosted results in the latest period....
02:17, 2019-06-13

Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's Hunt Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday....
01:34, 2019-07-21